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mom reads picture book to daughter

When reading to toddlers, books with pictures are ‘just right’

  • early learning

New research shows that reading a story book with pictures sparks more brain activity in kids than watching a cartoon or reading a book without pictures.

Q&A with Dawn Wilkinson

Q&A with AZAEYC Executive Director Dawn Wilkinson

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​Find out about NAEYC’s Week of the Young Child™, an annual celebration to raise awareness of the importance of quality early learning.​​

Quality child care program

Road map to educational success begins with quality early learning

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The Arizona Education Progress Meter sets goals to strive toward and asks all Arizonans to support a shared vision of a “world class…

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Get ready to celebrate 2018 Week of the Young Child

  • early learning

​April ​16-20 is an opportunity to highlight the importance of early learning and the educators who support the positive development of young children.

Reading with Your Baby

New FTF video helps parents make reading with their baby a daily routine

  • early learning

​A new​ video designed to show parents easy tips for reading with their babies is now available from First Things First.

Reading for life skills

Reading with your child builds more than just words

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​​Reading together helps young children develop important life skills as well as language and literacy.

Father and son laughing

Bringing books to life

  • early learning

Reading engages parts of the brain that store memories for vision, touch, physical activity and other functions. Here are some suggestions to help make books…

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Your Preschooler Ages 3-5

  • social-emotional development

Learn how to help your child keep learning and develop social skills.

Your toddler

Your Toddler Ages 1-2

  • child development

How to help your child learn language and explore the world through play.

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